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On the Appalachian Trail, Just off GA Hwy. 52 By Linda Mosely

My amazing sisters and I made a pact as adults to get together on all the “big 0” birthdays. My oldest sister chose a visit to New York City, complete with the bright neon lights, shows, luxury hotels, and fine dining. A few years later I picked hiking the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail, complete with a deep black sky filled with twinkling stars, fleeting deer, filtered water from bubbling streams, trail mix and sleeping bags. Raised to be true to ourselves and celebrate our differences, we take pride in experiencing life from different perspectives.

Jul 17, 2019 · 2 min · read more

Tails from the Trail – Amy

Amy Moorrees I met Amy Moorrees in the summer of 2019 hiking Caesars Head in South Carolina. I say hiking but it’s really just a walk up overview. Poised with my camera and waiting for the light we made small talk about our love for the outdoors and how we synthesize it into our everyday lives.   Amy hikes relentlessly on the weekends. With […]

Nate
March 18, 2020 · read more

Appalachian Trail Season Kick-Off: A Rite of Spring

Appalachian Trail Season Kick-Off: A Rite of Spring Of the many outdoor assets in the state of Georgia, few can claim to be more well-known than the Appalachian Trail. Each year, thousands of backpackers embark from Georgia on the nearly 2,200-mile journey that will take them across 14 states with the hopes of earning the […]

Nate
February 13, 2020 · read more

Vlog – Tallulah Trail

Transcript:So, right now, I’m at Tallulah Gorge. It’s one of Georgia’s Seven Natural Wonders. It runs about two miles, it has six waterfalls and the cliffs rise as high as a thousand feet. There’s some speculation as to what Tallulah means in Cherokee. Uh, some people say it is derived from the word tululu, which […]

Alex McKelvey
September 10, 2019 · read more

Vlog – Anna Ruby Pass

Transcript:Alright, so see this shrub right here? It’s called a Mountain Doghobble. And it’s in the same family, uh, with Rhododendrons and blueberries And, full disclosure, uh I I haven’t brushed up on my plants, and I I need to reveal my sources. They have a placard. They have a placard right there. So here […]

Alex McKelvey
September 10, 2019 · read more

Experience Pierce County, Georgia

Tucked away in on the western edge of Georgia’s Coast region, there’s more than meets the eye in Pierce County, Georgia. The outlying areas past the city limits of the quaint county seat of Blackshear offer several one-of-a-kind outdoor experiences that attract visitors from around the state and beyond. In June 2019, Discover Georgia Outdoors […]

Andrew
September 6, 2019 · read more

My Appalachian Trail Story

Daniel Boone’s legacy will remain forever intact – the ill-fated Swinehart brothers’ expedition into the Georgia mountains in hopes of conquering the Appalachian Trail proved to be more than the out-of-shape middle-aged trio had bargained for, as the elements once again won out over the weaker human spirit. The Appalachian Trail, for those of you […]

Bob Swinehart
September 1, 2019 · read more

Vlog – Skidaway State Park

Mike Schalk
June 11, 2019 · read more

Vlog – Mt. Yonah

Mike Schalk
March 11, 2019 · read more

Vlog – Peach Tree City, GA

Mike Schalk
February 11, 2019 · read more

Vlog – Drone – Little Ocmulgee Lake

Mike Schalk
January 12, 2019 · read more

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